B&B Or AirB&B?

When choosing where to stay on a vacation, are you more likely to opt for a Bed and Breakfast, or an AirB&B?

Share why if you wish.

B&B Or AirB&B?

What Role Does Community Play In Your Life?

A vibrant community is one of the most valuable assets a person can have. What role does community play in your life?

As the saying goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” The word “together” could mean with family, or friends, or neighbors.

These are all types of community to which you might belong. Examples of other such groups might include your church, a book club, or a recreational sports league (among many, many others).

A more far-ranging definition of community, however, would include people you don’t necessarily know personally. Think of someone, for instance, who owns a small business locally, even if you don’t peruse it yourself. That store is an important part of your local economy, providing services to others, even if not you.

There are also community events. These can provide an opportunity for individuals to meet and mingle, sharing interests and building bonds. Such events might be organized around music, movies, artistic expression, food, or many others.

Including the groups and events that are going on all around you at various times, where do they fit in your life? Are you active in your community, or is it largely irrelevant to you? Do you share a sense of identity with your neighborhood, district, or town? Or is your sense of identity more personal and individual?

In short, what does your community do for you, and what do you do for your community?

Related questions: What makes a community? What are you doing to build community? What are our responsibilities to others?